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'Operation Stack has failed'

July 29th, 2015

Episode 513 of 1744 episodes

The government needs a national strategy to combat the cross-Channel disruption caused by the Calais crisis, said the Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe. “Operation Stack has failed – it is causing gridlock on our roads,” Damian Collins told the Today programme. “A crisis of this scale needs a national strategy.” He said French authorities needed to “get a grip” of the crisis, saying “they wouldn’t be this lax in protecting an airport”.

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